Demolition of existing Drama Shed (Bldg 265) to allow for the new Glasshouse. Therefore, this building and surrounding areas will be fenced off in early September 2017.
Charles Sturt University (CSU) received a grant as part of the GRDC Infrastructure Grants 2016 – 2017 to facilitate grains research and development in Australia.
The grant (with additional CSU funding) will support expansion of the existing research productivity and capacity in grain, crop, and weed sciences at CSU Wagga Wagga through:
The building will be designed and constructed to achieve the best solar requirements for a Glasshouse facility and a design that reduces the effects of the elements on services infrastructure supporting the facility, mechanical and electrical (including emergency power backup) without impacting the purpose of the facility.
Installation of new Growth Chambers to the existing Controller Environment Facility in the Phytotron Building.
Onsite sees the vacating existing facilities in preparation for demolition. With offsite activities being the procurement of the construction contractor and development of the design team.